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GP Taster Weeks. Dr. Amit Sharma. GP Taster Weeks- What does it mean?. 1 week spent in your future ST3 practice during each 6 month hospital placement Taken as study leave Ideally tailored to your current hospital placement- examples. Why should I do this?. Flavour of GP

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Gp taster weeks

GP Taster Weeks

Dr. Amit Sharma


Gp taster weeks what does it mean

GP Taster Weeks- What does it mean?

  • 1 week spent in your future ST3 practice during each 6 month hospital placement

  • Taken as study leave

  • Ideally tailored to your current hospital placement- examples


Why should i do this

Why should I do this?

  • Flavour of GP

  • Build rapport with GP trainer and others

  • Use hospital skills in community

  • Opportunity to do COTs/other parts of curriculum early

  • Shows interest and could engage in audits

  • Time off hospital!

  • Helps to give direction to hospital placement


How can i do this

How can I do this?

  • Be proactive!

  • Speak to your clinical supervisor early and identify week you could use for this

  • Speak to your GP trainer early

  • Take as study leave

  • Justify the week!

    • Could offer to present to your department on your time in GP.

    • Emphasise value to your training


Notes

Notes

  • You cannot see patients independently ( your insurance doesn't cover you), supervision essential!!

  • Definitely worth doing!!!!!!

  • Any problems, questions- contact me

    [email protected]


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